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Forest and honeybee resources in many countries in the world are the main sources of goods and services to the surrounding communities. The benefits provided by forest ecosystems include goods such as timber, food, fuel and bio products; and ecological functions such as carbon storage, nutrient cycling, water and air purification, and maintenance of wildlife habitat.
Despite the potential of forest and beekeeping sectors which include best growing condition, rich biodiversity in natural forests, there are number of constraints that still hinder growth of the sector. These include insecure supply of raw materials due to poor management of forests; inadequate investments in forest management; low access to modern pre harvesting, harvesting and post harvesting technologies; unavailability of skills and competence; inadequate support services including marketing; weak research and development to drive innovations needed to support
value chains development and low supportive policy and legislations.
In order to contribute to solving these challenges in the forest and beekeeping sectors, the International Scientific Conference on Forest and Honeybee Products Value Chains for Development of Sustainable Livelihoods and Industrial Economy is organized. The Conference will provide platform for sharing knowledge and promote discussions on how to develop forest and honeybee products value chains for transforming the nation into middle income country.
Themes of this conference revolve around bringing forest and honeybee products in one platform to deliver the best of the sector. Themes are: forest products value chains; honeybee products value chains and policies and legislations. The address the entire value chain nodes in the forest sector in the country.


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